Friday, 9th December 2016
National
  • President Jokowi sends chief of staff to observe quake-hit Aceh
    7th December 2016
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) sent his chief presidential staff Teten Masduki to Aceh to observe the aftermath of the earthquake disaster that hit Pidie Jaya District on Wednesday morning. "I have ordered everyone to act ...
  • Social Affairs Minister to visit earthquake-hit Aceh
    7th December 2016
    Social Affairs Minister Khofifah Indar Parawansa will visit Pidie Jaya District, Aceh Province, which was hit by an earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale, on Wednesday. "We have deployed a team there, and the Social ...
  • Death toll of Aceh earthquake rises to 25
    7th December 2016
    Some 25 people were killed and over 30 inhabitants were injured in an earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter Scale that hit Pidie Jaya District, Aceh Province, Wednesday. Rescuers are continuing to look for more victims ...
  • Team of geologists to fly to quake hit Pidie, Aceh
    7th December 2016
    The Indonesia Geology Office said it will send a team to Pidie Jaya of Aceh, badly hit by a major quake on Wednesday morning. The quake with a magnitude of 6.5 on the Richter scale hit at 05.03 local time with epicenter ...
  • VP congratulates Emperor Akihito on his anniversary
    7th December 2016
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has congratulated Japanese emperor Akihito on his 82th anniversary at a reception hosted by Japans ambassador to Indonesia Yasuaki Tanizaki and ambassador to ASEAN Kazuo Sunaga. "On behalf of ...
  • Police has strong evidence of alleged treason
    7th December 2016
    The Indonesian Police has obtained five strong pieces of evidence related to alleged treason involving 11 activists, Senior Commissioner Martinus Sitompul, a spokesman of the national police, has revealed. "One, there is a ...
  • 177 landslides hit Indonesia since early this year
    7th December 2016
    A total of 576 landslides have hit Indonesia since early this year, leaving 177 people dead and 100 others injured, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Board (BNPB). "The threat of landslides continues to ...
  • Jakarta police searching for alleged treason plot financier
    7th December 2016
    The Jakarta Metropolitan Police is conducting an investigation to discover the identity of the financier behind the alleged treason plot that was uncovered recently. "So, investigation is still being carried out. Later, ...
  • Indonesia among 14 Asia-Pacific countries to promote labour welfare
    7th December 2016
    Indonesia is among 14 Asia-Pacific countries that have ratified eight core conventions relating to workers welfare, International Labour Organization (ILO) Director General Guy Ryder said here on Tuesday. These include the ...
  • Aceh earthquake claims four lives, damages several buildings
    7th December 2016
    An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale rocked Pidie Jaya (Pijay) District, Aceh Province, and claimed four lives on Wednesday. The earthquake also destroyed several houses and places of worship and at least 30 ...